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Conservatory Afternoon Tea

Photo of selection of cakes and sandwiches in the Barbican Conservatory Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a unique afternoon tea in the Conservatory with a delectable selection of handmade cakes and savouries.

Treat yourself to afternoon tea at the centre of one of London's hidden treasures, a tropical conservatory amidst the concrete and populated by over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees. 

Our Conservatory is open on selected Sundays each month. Afternoon Tea must be booked in advance and is served in two sittings at 12 noon and 2.30pm. 

View our Afternoon Tea menu

Please inform us of dietary requirements at least 48 hours in advance by contacting Please note that we may not be able to meet your requirements without this information.

Please note that the Conservatory is open to the public as well as visitors coming for afternoon tea – it is not a private setting.

Cancellations: should you be unable to attend please call the Box Office on 020 7638 8891 (10am–8pm Mon-Sat, 11am–8pm Sun). Refunds are available up to 24 hours before you are due to attend and can be arranged by phone only.

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